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Montreal Botanical Gardens

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Along with the Biodome (closed for renovations until summer 2019) , the Insectarium and the Rio Tinto Alcan Planetarium, the Botanical Garden is part of the Montreal Space for Life, Canada's largest natural museum science complex and Montreal's top...more
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4101 Sherbrooke St. E, Montreal, Quebec H1X 2B2, Canada
Rosemont-La Petite-Patrie
+1 514-868-3000
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We went with the family last night to the Botanic Gardens in Montreal to see the Lantern Festival. This was an absolutely stunning display and great for all the family. We have been to the gardens before and they are a delight.

Thank KJPSemaphore
Reviewed yesterday

I've been to several Botanical Gardens. I tend to seek them out. Not sure if it was just the time of year we were there, but I was a bit underwhelmed with the displays. The Chinese Garden definitely steals the show and if you can...More

Thank Christine M
Reviewed yesterday

Montreal in the fall is great and one of the best things to see is the Botanical Gardens. (C$ 21) Get there by boarding any bus taking you to any Metro and then taking the Green Line towards Honoré-Beaugrand stepping out at the "Pie-IX Metro...More

Thank monctontom
Reviewed 2 days ago

What a wonderful place to stroll about, most important is to plan a full day there to fully enjoy all the gardens and grounds

Thank Scotth227
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The place is huge. We will have to return. Wonderful green house exhibits. Outdoor walks through natural exhibits which have been cultured for years. Well worth your time. Expect to walk a lot. Seasonal exhibits add to,the need to return.

Thank Nextboat
Reviewed 3 days ago

Went especially for the Gardens of Light tour, which was beautiful. Tour came with admission to the gardens, so we enjoyed the afternoon and the evening. Never disappointing.

Thank Kim B
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

It rained during our visit but we really enjoyed the place!! Love the garden a loooot!! Flowers didn’t bloom much coz it’s fall, could’ve added other types of flowers..Could’ve add concrete pavements in times of rain so we won’t soak our shoes😞 very interesting insectarium😁...More

Thank MissKarenina123
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This is a lovely place with lots of different garden spaces but it’s very confusing and lacks clear signage. The greenhouse areas were rather dull compared to other gardens we have visited and suddenly the route was closed off meaning we had to retrace steps...More

Thank TickledPinkScotland
Reviewed 5 days ago

If we were on our own we would most likely not have visited this site, but we were with a guide who recommend this garden to us. It's a truly amazing place to visit. Most interesting to us were the Japanese an Chinese Bonsai gardens,...More

Thank TwoFrequentDinners
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Well worth the visit. Right next to the 76 Olympic Complex and what a beautiful place. The Japanese and Chinese Gardens are must see's and my son, who is 3, was absolutely amazed with the insectarium. If you have young children, traveling or not, this...More

Thank Yuri B
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Rosemont-La Petite-Patrie
Rosemont-La Petite-Patrie has one of Canada's most
prominent Italian communities, with Little Italy
concentrated along the convivial bends of
Saint-Lawrence Boulevard. Known for its fantastic bars
and authentic Italian fare, the domain includes the
Jean-Talon Market, the largest public market in North
America. Open year-round, sunny months see fruit and
vegetable stalls set up outside the main chalet, while
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28 August 2018|
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Response from dramktg | Reviewed this property |
No there is no extra charge for the festival, only the entry fee for the gardens
Steve H
7 August 2018|
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Response from Rosa A | Reviewed this property |
Absolutely The whole city has colours All the leaves change to beautiful colours in autumn Enjoy and be safe
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2 July 2018|
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